Fridman Gallery presents the first solo gallery exhibition by the renowned cross-discliplinary artist and experimental composer Matana Roberts. Roberts spent most of 2015 in a residency at the Whitney Museum of American Art, creating...Show More Summary
Organized by The Ringling, Circus Celebrities showcases posters that include exceptional portraits of an array of talented circus personalities. Much like celebrities today, center ring stars of the American circus depended on the wide distribution of their images to build audiences and enthusiasm. Show More Summary
Found in B-a-n-s-h-e-e’s Live Journal. Eastman Johnson, The Girl I Left Behind Me, 1870-75. Eastman Johnson was an American painter and co-founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, with his name inscribed at its entrance.
Frank W. Benson by hauk sven Via Flickr: Portrait of a lady, 1901. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Frank Weston Benson, frequently referred to as Frank W. Benson, was an American artist from Salem, Massachusetts known for his Realistic portraits, American Impressionist paintings, watercolors and etchings.
Elihu Vedder by hauk sven Via Flickr: Cypress and poppies, circa 1880-90. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Elihu Vedder was an American symbolist painter, book illustrator, and poet, born in New York City. He is best known for his fifty-five illustrations for Edward FitzGerald’s translation of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — "The American Dream" will melt away during the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Two artists from Brooklyn are installing massive ice sculptures of the words "The American Dream" in Cleveland and Philadelphia during those cities' respective conventions next month.
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art is presenting the first-ever exhibition to examine the emergence and evolution of symbolic, abstract, and conceptual portraiture in modern and contemporary American art. Titled This Is a Portrait IfShow More Summary
Thomas Wilmer Dewing by hauk sven Via Flickr: Green and gold, 1917. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Thomas Wilmer Dewing (May 4, 1851 – November 5, 1938) was an American painter working at the turn of the 20th century.
No hard feelings on display at the Organization of American States, which is hosting a groundbreaking exhibit of contemporary Cuban art, even though Cuban President Raúl Castro recently called the OAS “an instrument of imperialist domination.” What drew Castro’s ire was OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro’s raising the possibility of a sanction against Venezuela for […]
The Museum of Modern Art announces Louise Lawler: WHY PICTURES NOW, the first major survey in New York of the artist Louise Lawler (American, b. 1947). Spanning the 40-year creative output of one of the most influential artists working...Show More Summary
Cole Swensen is a poet with fifteen books out, most based in research and many ekphrastic. She also translates contemporary French poetry, experimental prose, and art criticism. She co-edited the 2009 Norton anthology American Hybrid and is the founding editor of La Presse, which publishes French work in translation. Show More Summary
Marisa Anderson Into the Light [Mississippi; 2016] Rating: 3.5/5 T he September 1978 issue of Art Forum included an essay by the American monochrome painter Marcia Hafif, titled “Beginning Again.” In it, Hafif writes: The options open to painting in the recent past appeared to be extremely limited. Show More Summary
Rock Concert (The Rolling Stones) a recent painting by the American artist, Barnaby Furnas, features in Bonhams Post-War and Contemporary Art sale in London on 29 June. It is estimated at £50,000-70,000. Furnas is known for creating work that has multi-layered meanings. Show More Summary
Drawn from its own archive and that of the American Craft Council, the Museum of Arts and Design presents Eye for Design, an exhibition that explores the unique graphic identity created by the Museum (then the Museum of Contemporary Crafts) in the 1960s and 1970s through its imaginatively designed exhibition catalogues and related ephemera. Show More Summary
Today, Beaussant Lefèvre in association with Christie?s, sold the Portier Collection of Japanese Art at Drouot, in a packed saleroom. Upon the Parisian Asian Art Week, European and international bidders Americans, Japanese, etc.- have paid tribute to the fine taste of this family of experts and collectors. Show More Summary
After a nationwide search, Tacoma Art Museum announces the appointment of Faith Brower as the Haub Curator of Western American Art. She will join the museum July 26, 2016. Brower will create, articulate, and execute a vision for TAM?s newest collection, the Haub Family Collection of Western American Art. Show More Summary
"Manifest Destiny" presents an alternate history of the United States, filled with horrific creatures, plant zombies, and fantastic art and writing.
Someone deserves a standing ovation. The Andrew Lloyd Weber Foundation announced it will donate $1.3 million to the American Theatre Wing — the founder of the Tony Awards – which will distribute the money to underfunded schools in the...Show More Summary
Edmund Charles Tarbell by hauk sven Via Flickr: New England interior, 1906 Edmund Charles Tarbell was an American Impressionist painter. A member of the Ten American Painters, his work hangs in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts,
CANNES, France—About 90 million Americans, roughly 34 percent of all U.S. mobile phone owners, will log on to Instagram at least once a month this year, according to eMarketer. Overall, the mobile app is attracting as many as 400 million...Show More Summary